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the stationary support in a machine or power tool that supports and drives a revolving part (as a chuck or the spindle on a lathe)

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The MH185 headstock positioner has a 185 kg payload overhung 250 mm from the faceplate.
Clapton used to hang a lit cigarette off the end of his guitar's headstock.
In this paper, a headstock of high speed precision horizontal machining center is investigated as shown in Figure 1.
Commemorating Hendrix's legacy, the large 1970s-style headstock bears the guitarist's signature on the back.
The virtual model including basic part of lathe (machine bed, tailstock and headstock).
The mounting bracket attaches to the face of the headstock. The shield hinges to the left and rests at a 45-degree angle above the headstock, making it easy to change or adjust the chuck or worlcpiece.
I'm a self-confessed guitar obsessive - when not working on my American Primitivism fingerstyle I'm busy polishing my headstock over pictures of vintage Gibson Super 400s (like the one Elvis had in the 68 Comeback Special - yes indeedy).
This paper mainly adopted proactive control methods to optimize the thermal performance and reconstruct the headstock of a vertical machining center.
I would advise people to record the engine number and the frame number, usually 17 digits long which can be found at the front of the bike on the headstock, the location can vary for quad bikes."
It specialises in the development and remanufacture of turnkey grinding systems, ranging from conventional to full automation with parts handling, and in the design, manufacture and rebuilding of custom precision spindles, used for boring, drilling, grinding, workholding, lathes, headstock and other applications.
21 -- TRAUB TNL18-7B Sliding/Fixed Headstock Lathe can machine highly complex parts and complicated contour elements that also require additional operations such as milling or drilling, at any angular position.
Important to note: When trying to achieve high productivity in large part machining (the QP-3572 has a table measuring 78.7 x 33.9 in and has a load capacity of 5,500 lb), it is important that the structure is sufficiently robust, which is why this machine was designed using finite element analysis, and features box ways that are also Turcite-B coated and hand scraped, as well as having a headstock design that is built to perform (the VMC has a heavy-duty, two-speed gear-type headstock).
The three-turret machine has a small floor footprint, and is targeted to handle fixed headstock work often run on Swiss-type machines.
Taken was a Fender Jazz Bass Special bass guitar, described as a silver and green body with black headstock, worth pounds 420, an SGC Nanyo Bass Collection guitar in red worth pounds 140, a Behringer mixer in silver worth pounds 150, a Numark Dimension 4 amplifier worth pounds 200, a Peavey Feedback Eliminator worth pounds 100, a Marshall Bass DBS 7400 amplifier worth pounds 350, a Celestion QX-153 speaker worth pounds 50, plus two metal cases (one black and one silver) and a blue plastic box of cables, guitar leads, tuner, tools and four-way blocks worth pounds 150.
It is able to feed bars of 0.8-12.7mm, even on lathes with high rotation and headstock acceleration speeds, without limiting performance.